Export photos Lightroom 4


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Exporting photos

When you're all done processing a file, either a photo or video in Lightroom, you may think that you need to save your changes but in fact you don't. There is no Save button in Lightroom and that's because you're never really changing your files when you work on them on Lightroom. You're just writing instructions to Metadata, to the catalog. The actual files remain pristine and original. So, you never need to save in Lightroom but sometimes you do need to export. For example, let's say that after I process this photo, I want to upload it to a website.

Well, I need to get a copy of it in the JPEG format. If you look down here, you can see that this is currently a .DNG format file which is a RAW format. It happens to be Adobe's universal RAW format. So, to get a copy of this processed file as a JPEG, I'll have to go to the Export dialog box. To do that, I'll select the thumbnail for this file here in the Develop module or if I am over the Library module ...

Exporting photos
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Exporting photos provides you with in-depth training on Photography. Taught by Jan Kabili as part of the Up and Running with Lightroom 4

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Photography
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Lightroom
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